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CNN
Sep 1, 2012 9:30am EDT
carter and michelle obama on the list of first day speakers. we'll have much more from charlotte in our next hour. i'm randi kay. i'll see you back here at the top of the hour. your bottom line begins right now. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm christine romans. the republican party is obsessed with the mounting debt in this country. call it the party's new religious right, getting religion on debt deficits after they spent years helping run them up. let's start with the fact that, yes, america has a debt problem. we all agree. one of the lasting images of the republican national convention, two giant clocks counting america's debt. one started tallying up the dollars since the convention began on monday and the other shows the total amount the government owes. that number is nearing an almost impossible $16 trillion. what you won't hear is the republican-backed policies that help run up the clock. here are official government statistics visualized by the center budge priorities. take a look at this. if you look at what is in our huge mounting national debt, you can see broken out so
CNN
Sep 22, 2012 6:30am PDT
romney only wants to be president of half of the united states. >> president obama said that he believes in redistribution. >> we're all smarter than that, aren't we? you know it's not so simple. taxes, entitlement, debt, all three of these things must work together and keeping the status quo on all three of these things is impossible. the parties blame each other, and this is about the only thing they are 100% right on because they both took us here, and this is not an issue that gets settled in less than 50 days. 12.5 million people are still out of work. economic growth alone won't save us. it's forecast to only slowly increase over the next few years. will cain is a cnn contributor and ban barber is a graduate scholar in the city of new york. romney's comments caught on hidden camera divided the country into two groups, makers and takers. i refuse to believe the campaign is between winner take owl and karl marx. >> where we try to place these candidates on the spectrum. here's the sin that mitt romney committed dividing americans into 47 versus 53. economic conservatism appl
CNN
Sep 15, 2012 6:30am PDT
does president obama stand? >> president obama doesn't want to talk about this issue because candidate obama starting in 2007 talked about china's currency manipulation and how the bush administration hadn't done anything about it. >> and what has this president done about it? >> he's done nothing about it. >> american officials have a long list of complaints about china. intellectual property theft, human rights violations, subsidizing chinese factories, making friends with nations hostile to the u.s., all the while lending us money so the u.s. can run huge deficits. >> they don't say very much as candidates. if they do something they will be tough on china, they will be tigers, but when they become president they become pussycats. >> both candidates have positioned themselves as taking a more assertive position towards china. >> mr. obama touts success. >> we've brought trade cases against china as nearly twice the rate as the last administration. >> most recently the administration, with the europeans and japan, complained to the wto that china is restricting the sale of r
CNN
Sep 8, 2012 9:30am EDT
president obama did not cause the economic crisis but is he fixing it. remember, regardless of what political party you associate with, how much money you make, where you live, any social issues you feel passionately about, barack obama is your president. last week i showed you how gop-backed policies helped run up the debt. this week i'll show you the three mistakes president obama made that could keep him from another term. first, underestimating the economic crisis. the most important issue to voters today is the same as it was four years ago, jobs. in the summer of 2008, then candidate obama, he held a significant lead over republican nominee john mccain on this issue. 57% of voters said obama could better handle the job situation. three months later president obama was elected. fast forward to "today," 46% say the president will be better able to handle jobs in the economy. more people, 48% favor mitt romney. the second mistake the obama has a messaging problem. you know what, the president knows it. >> a mistake of my first couple of years was thinking that this job was just a
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